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“IMPACTFUL” is quickly replacing “disruptive” as the cool biz word du jour. Lots of entrepreneurs and executives throwing it around like name dropping at a party. Like many other hip terms, if the impact one wishes to have is not evaluated and enunciated, its mention is inconsequential. All successful relationships—work, family, romantic, community, friendships—require alignment;[…]

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“We’re working with a consultant” is of the scariest phrases in modern business. The implication is that the retention of a consultant by an organization is tantamount to top brass’ admission of one of the following: We have no idea how to run this company We want to fire people and don’t have the guts[…]

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What does your organization’s foundation look like? Are your managers aligned in their vision for collective success or are their efforts plagued by hairline cracks of dissent that lead to destabilizing fractures? Why is this important and what does it have to do with business development, marketing or good old-fashioned selling? EVERYTHING. If a company’s[…]

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        As we reflect back on 2016, it was certainly a…colorful…year. For many, the Rio Olympics was one of the more interesting moments (especially for Michael Phelps fans). The Olympic games in Rio began, as they always do, with the lighting of the traditional torch.  As many fans know, this torch was[…]

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HorsesMouth

Every professional desires to grow, and seeks the skills to be “in the know”. It seems quite strange, but did you know, That strategy and vision is required to grow.   Sustainable success is more of an art, For business development is growth that is smart. For the busy professional, where do we start? Ensuring[…]

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Totally honored and thrilled to receive this recognition.  I was in amazing company, with professionals who were equally passionate about serving and empowering others.  

You can’t grow smart unless your crew knows their destination, is rowing in the same direction and maintains a steady speed. None of this can happen if there is a multi-language based communication breakdown. In other words, if there are generational differences in the workplace that preclude a firm from reaching a productive business development rhythm,[…]

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As 2016 comes to a close and we reflect upon our professional advancements in 2016, the possibilities of 2017 beckon us forward. This coming year could bring record growth for our firms, or it could also represent another 12 months of throwing “BizDev spaghetti” at  the wall to see what sticks. Make 2017 the year[…]

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